Americans' wealth hit the highest level ever in the second quarter amid a rise in stock and home prices, prompting consumers to ramp up their borrowing—a development that could boost the economic recovery.
Construction started on new U.S. homes tumbled 14.4% in August, pulling back after a surge in July, signaling some shakiness in the housing market's recovery, according to government data released Thursday. Led by drops throughout the country, the...
Overall, property prices around the world continue to rise.
However, some countries aren't doing so well.
Even the once-hot Chinese housing market has been seeing prices tumble for months.
The Global Property Guide has compiled and...
China's economically vital property market slid for a fourth straight month as more cities reported new-home prices fell in August and at a faster pace, adding to the gloom in the world's second-largest economy.